Ecuador Beaches, Amazon & Highlands

From €1329 per person
  • Destination:
    Quito
  • Duration:
    14 Days
  • Available From:
    Selected Departures in 2021

Reach new highs on this 14-day adventure through Ecuador that takes you from highlands to beaches and the Amazon jungle. See wildlife that rivals the Galápagos on Isla del Plata, choose your own adventure with thrilling activities in Baños, and learn about local life in the Ecuadorian Amazon by staying in a small village with a Quichua family. Ecuador is a multifaceted country and this itinerary gives you the opportunity to take in as many of its rich, fascinating perspectives as you can in two weeks.

 

Is this tour for me?

  • Travel Style: Classic
  • All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • Physical Rating: 3 - Average
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Trip Type: Small Group
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Age requirement: 12+
  • All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Quito/Manta

Take an early morning flight to Manta. Located on Ecuador's central coast, Manta is port city known for its fishing industry. Get familiarized with this bustling city with a guided tour of the Cancebi Museum and Tagua workshop, and a visit to Montecristi.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Manta/Puerto López

Travel to Puerto Lopez. On the way, visit the Agua Blanca Community. Hike, check out the museum and take a mud bath. Enjoy lunch in the community before continuing to Puerto Lopez. Enjoy free time on arrival.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4 Puerto López

Embark on a day-trip to Isla del Plata, home to a variety of seabirds including blue-footed boobies and fantastic snorkelling that rivals the Galápagos.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5 Puerto López

Enjoy free time to explore. Optional activities include hiking in Machalilla National Park, relaxing on white-sand beaches, or whale- watching (when in season).

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Puerto López/Quito

Transfer to Guayaquil and fly back to Quito. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Options include taking a city tour, riding the cable car up the nearby volcano, or relaxing in one of the city's many cafés and restaurants. This evening, opt to enjoy a night out on the town with the group.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Quito

Enjoy a free day to get out and explore the many sights Quito has to offer.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Quito/Baños

Travel to Baños and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 Baños

Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Discover Moment

Day 10 Baños/Tena

Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Local Living Moment Amazon Jungle Experience

Meals included: Lunch | Dinner

Day 11 Tena

Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Local Living Moment Amazon Jungle Experience

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 12 Tena/Papallacta

Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Shandia Biking & Community Experience

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13 Papallacta/Quito

Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Wellness Moment Papallacta Hot Springs Visit

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14 Quito

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Prices are from per person subject to change and availability at time of booking. Tour prices only - Flights Extra. Selected departures available. Guide Price Only call us for quote 0504 22200

Selected departures available in 2021

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